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Volunteers to be honored by Oregon State University

CORVALLIS, Ore. – An awards gala on March 4 in Huntington Beach, California, will honor four Oregon State University volunteer leaders for outstanding service to the university, as part of the annual Destination OSU event.

The event will recognize Connie Kearney, Harold D. Pritchett, and Sue and Gerald E. Vickers.

“Our 2016 honorees are wonderful examples of ‘above and beyond’ support for Oregon State University,” said OSU president Edward J. Ray. “Oregon State is on the rise with an impact that is growing every year, precisely because of incredible friends like Connie, Hal, Sue and Gerald.”

Kearney, of Vancouver, Washington, will receive the OSU Foundation’s highest honor - the Lifetime Trustee Award. Among other volunteer leadership roles at OSU, she served on the foundation’s Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2011 and currently is the board treasurer for the Oregon 4-H Foundation.

Part of the class of 1965, Kearney started her studies at Oregon State on her way to a career in law. She and her husband, Lee, are among the university’s most generous philanthropic leaders, with gifts supporting faculty, OSU-Cascades, athletics, 4-H, and renovation of the home of civil and construction engineering, renamed Kearney Hall in their honor.

Kearney joins other lifetime trustees: C. W. Knodell, Robert W. Lundeen, Duane McDougall, Kenneth R. Poorman, James H. Rudd, and Benjamin R. Whiteley.

The OSU Alumni Association will present the Dan Poling Service Award to Pritchett, an OSU professor emeritus who was instrumental in founding the university’s construction engineering management program. Since his retirement in 2002, the Corvallis resident has continued to be active with the Construction Education Foundation and has guided countless careers by connecting students with industry. The award is named for an influential dean of men who served the university for more than five decades.

Sue and Gerald E. Vickers will receive the Martin Chaves Lifetime Achievement Award from OSU Athletics. In addition to creating an endowment that provides unrestricted support to the athletic department, the couple has supported key facility initiatives including Reser Stadium, Truax Indoor Center, Gill Coliseum, OSU Basketball Center, and Goss Stadium. Gerald Vickers is owner and chairman of Emerald Forest Products, a Eugene-based plywood and veneer manufacturer. Chaves was captain of Oregon State’s 1942 Rose Bowl team who later became an influential booster in various fundraising activities.

The Friday evening awards gala in Huntington Beach is one part of Destination OSU, three days of activities for Oregon State alumni, friends, and the general public on March 3-5. Visit the OSU Foundation web site for more information about the events and how to register.

The events include a Thursday evening screening in Corona del Mar of “The Legend of the Giant Killers”; a documentary about OSU’s famed 1967 football team; and a reception in Los Angeles with new Director of Athletics Todd Stansbury, and NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton, prior to OSU taking on UCLA at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday.

Presented by the OSU Foundation, OSU Alumni Association, and OSU Athletics, this is the first time Destination OSU has been held in the Los Angeles area. California is home to more than 17,000 Oregon State University graduates, the largest concentration of alumni beyond Oregon and Washington.

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Jill Cassidy, 541-737-6126

 

SAC Presents series brings the Ivy Street Ensemble to Corvallis

CORVALLIS – The Oregon State University School of Arts and Communication, or SAC, is hosting the Ivy Street Ensemble of Colorado at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 in First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. 8th St.

The performance is part of the SAC Presents series. 

Based in Denver, the Ivy Street Ensemble is comprised of a trio of musicians from the Colorado Symphony: Catherine Peterson, flute; Erik Peterson, violin; and Phillip Stevens, viola. Erik Peterson, a Corvallis native, is the artistic director of the annual Chintimini Chamber Music Festival.

Frequently heard on National Public Radio in Denver, the ensemble has a diverse repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary chamber music. 

In 2015, the trio was awarded second place in the chamber music category for the American Prize, an award celebrating American excellence in the arts. In 2013, they won a grant from Chamber Music America to premiere a commissioned piece by composer Kenji Bunch. In 2008, the group was a finalist in the National Flute Association Chamber Music Competition.

In Corvallis, Ivy Street Ensemble will perform “Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola” by Ludwig van Beethoven, “The Great Train Race” by Ian Clarke, “Three Madrigals” by B. Martinu and “Pennipotenti” by Maria Newmann. 

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, with open seating. Seniors, youth and non-OSU college students are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. OSU students will be admitted for free with a valid identification card at the door. Participants in the SNAP program may present their Oregon Trail card at the door and purchase up to two tickets for $5 each (Corvallis Arts for All program participant). Advance tickets are available at Gracewinds Music and online at tickettomato.com.

SAC Presents is supported in part by gifts from donors, including donations made during the Cornerstone for the Arts Challenge in which donors gave over $6 million to support the arts at OSU. For information on giving to the arts at Oregon State, go to http://bit.ly/1TW5BUB

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OSU to perform Cole Porter musical comedy 'Kiss Me, Kate'

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University School of Arts and Communication will present Cole Porter’s jazzy musical comedy, “Kiss Me, Kate,” Feb. 26-28 and March 3-5.

Performances will be in the Withycombe Hall Main Stage theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis, on Feb. 26-27 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 28 at 2 p.m., and March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. Oregon State University Theatre and the OSU music department are collaborating on the production.

Featuring a script by Sam and Bella Spewack and some of Porter’s most memorable tunes, this madcap, romantic musical-within-a-musical is the story of the reluctant reuniting of a divorced couple to star in a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” and a production held hostage by gangsters until a star dancer pays his gambling debt.

The principal cast includes OSU students Eldon de la Cruz as Paul; Steven Evans-Renteria as Nicely-Nicely; Taylor Fahlman as General Howell; Phillip Hommes as Harry the Horse; Samantha Johnson as Lois Lane; Quentin Kirk as Fred Graham; J. Garrett Luna as Bill Calhoun; Kimber Parker as Lilli Vanessi; Anna Patch as Hattie; Emily Saalfeld as Madam Baptisa; Cory Warren as Ralph; Alex Weingargen as Gremio; and Eric Zittel as Hortensio.

The ensemble cast includes OSU students Robert Best, Blair Bowmer, Caitlyn Douglas, Sedona Garcia, P.J. Harris, Jade Kasbohm, Sydney King, Pam Mealy, Sophia Morrow, Emma Nissen, Taylor Siling, Rachana Son, Kelsea Vierra, Yu Wang, Larissa Zens, and Wenqing Zhang. Community member Craig Farrell joins the cast as Pops.

The production is directed by Theatre Professor Charlotte Headrick with musical direction by music instructor and pianist Lauren Servias and choreography by Megan Skinner.

Tickets are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors; $10 youth/student; and $5 for OSU students. They can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/1wgmTkJ beginning Feb. 15 or by calling the box office at 541-737-2784. Contact the box office for disability accommodations, faculty/staff discounts or group ticket sales.

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Essayist and poet Maggie Nelson to read at Oregon State University

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Essayist, poet and critic Maggie Nelson will read on Friday, Feb. 19, in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Valley Library is located at 201 S.W. Waldo Place, Corvallis. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the reading.

Nelson is the author of five books of nonfiction and four books of poetry. Her most recent book, the genre-bending “The Argonauts,” is a work about gender, sexuality, queer family, desire, marriage and the possibilities of love and language. The Los Angeles Times called the book “a magnificent achievement of thought, care and art.” 

Nelson’s 2011 book of art and cultural criticism, “The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning,” was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her other nonfiction books include “Bluets,” “Women, the New York School and Other True Abstractions,” and “The Red Parts: A Memoir.”

Her poetry books include “Something Bright, Then Holes,” “Jane: A Murder,” “The Latest Winter” and “Shiner.” Her poetry has been widely anthologized, including in the Best American Poetry series. Nelson has received numerous awards including a 2007 Arts Writers Grant from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation; a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction; a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry; and a 2013 Innovative Literature grant from Creative Capital.

Nelson holds a doctorate in English literature from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and has taught literature and writing at Wesleyan University, Pratt Institute of Art and the New School Graduate Writing Program, as well as at Tinhouse Summer Writers Workshop. She now teaches at California Institute of the Arts.

The reading is part of the 2015-16 Visiting Writers Series, which is sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing with support from the OSU Libraries and Press; the OSU School of Writing, Literature, and Film; the College of Liberal Arts; Kathy Brisker and Tim Steele; and Grass Roots Books and Music.

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Thomas Kinkade exhibit at OSU explores artistic process, humanitarian work

CORVALLIS, Ore. – While the late artist Thomas Kinkade is mainly associated with paintings of English country scenes, he had a strong connection with Corvallis through longtime friend, fellow artist Charles Kelley.

Now, with Kelley’s help, one of the first major showings of Kinkade’s work since his death will take place at The LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus, Feb. 23 through March 15.

Kelley is the founder and leader of the charity Bridge Builders International, a Christian gospel-focused evangelical organization based in Philomath that primarily does work in Latvia. Kelley and Kinkade met in 2003 and began a friendship that extended throughout Kinkade’s life. In 2004, Kinkade and his family traveled to Latvia through Bridge Builders International to offer a children’s art camp, and at that time Kinkade began painting Latvian scenes.

“His love for art went hand in hand with his passion for life and commitment to help those in need,” Kelley said. “He and Nanette have always been extremely generous with their resources, helping countless people, organizations and humanitarian causes.  When they have seen needs they have wanted to respond.”

Kinkade’s family says that through his work, he was able to raise more than $10 million for a variety of charitable causes.

Now on the board of the Kinkade Family Foundation, Kelley and Kinkade’s wife and daughters are helping further Kinkade’s dual interests in art and humanitarianism. The exhibit at OSU, titled “What Will Last,” aims to capture both those aspects of Kinkade’s life.

“OSU’s exhibit is unique because every piece in the show is hand selected by the Kinkade family,” said Thomas’ daughter Chandler Kinkade. “By doing this we are able to shed light on how our dad worked as an artist and where his inspiration came from.

“Providing the exhibit with personal photos of our dad creating plein airs (outdoor paintings) on site, original sketches demonstrating the progression from idea to published oil prints, and stories illustrating how our dad’s humanitarian passion influenced his art allows the audiences to better understand our dad’s immensely detailed and comprehensive creative process, which in turn allows them to better understand who he was.”

Kinkade’s art, which continues to be commercially successful, allowed him to pursue his family’s interest in philanthropy.

“Because Thom recognized the power of leveraged help he began creating paintings for causes that he believed in and he then donated high-quality giclee' lithographic prints of these special paintings to these organizations to be used to fund emergencies, scholarships, projects or even operating expenses,” Kelley said. “In this way, he could do what he loved…paint…and combine it with his entrepreneurial bent…multiply his paintings…and literally see millions upon millions of dollars help causes that he loved. More than $10 million was raised for charity in this way, more than any other known artist.”

The exhibit captures some of the process that Kinkade went through when creating a painting. His daughter Merritt Kinkade said inspiration could strike at any time.

“Whether we were on a walk in the neighborhoods or sitting at a local diner, my dad would take out his tiny notepad that fit in his front pocket and start sketching,” she recalled. “He would write words alongside the images so that later he could embellish the concept for a full studio piece.

“From there he would rip the sketch out of his notepad and tape it next to his easel. Then he’d hunt through hundreds of books in his studio library to find ‘scrap’ images of flowers, trees or dogs to include in his masterpiece.”

Her father worked from early morning until dinner time, and would sometimes return later to continue working on a piece. His wife Nanette said she cherished the times when her husband would work plein air. Then she would often sit with him and chat, or paint herself, while he worked. There will be some plein air pieces in the OSU exhibit.

Kelley said the exhibit will help viewers gain a broader view of an already well-known artist.

“He was an artistic genius and avid reader and idea-generating machine,” Kelley said. “He was extremely interested in art history, business, marketing, international affairs, the Christian faith, old cars and even inventing. Even though he succumbed to significant life struggles, what he pursued, the values he embraced and stood for make up things that truly last.”

A reception will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the Giustina Gallery. Members of Kinkade’s family are scheduled to attend.

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Tina Green-Price, curator, 541-737-2402; tina.green-price@oregonstate.edu

Recycling gets competitive during RecycleMania

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will be participating in a national recycling competition from Feb. 7 through April 2.

 Known as RecycleMania, the competition pits universities against each other to see which school can reduce the most waste. Colleges are ranked based on several categories, including best recycling rate, recycling rate per capita, and least amount of generated waste.

 Alongside the national competition, OSU will compete locally with the University of Oregon in an annual recycling Civil War, comparing total per capita pounds of recycling and compost. Oregon State won the previous year’s Civil War, reclaiming the trophy and title by only 0.07 pounds per person.

 Events will take place each week during the 8-week competition, starting with the construction of a sculpture created from recovered material, which will be exhibited in the Memorial Union Quad Feb. 8-12.

 During the first three weeks of the national competition, OSU residence halls will compete against each other in the RecycleMania Hall Challenge. Each week, halls will be evaluated for the total pounds of recycling per person generated. The top halls in the competition will receive points for the Inter-Hall Challenge while contributing to efforts in the national competition.

 Other events will include the 11th annual Career Wardrobe event on Feb. 18, the Winter Repair Fair on Feb. 24, and the Recycled Fashion Show on Feb. 25. More events will be added during the later weeks of the competition.

 A full listing of events, as well as further details about RecycleMania and past results, may be found at: http://tiny.cc/rm-osu  

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Andrea Norris, 541-737-5398, andrea.norris@oregonstate.edu

Crossroads International Film Festival celebrates 10 years

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Crossroads International Film Festival is celebrating its 10th year in February with a slate of five films from across the globe. Ranging from Norwegian comedy to a Brazilian documentary, there is a genre and a region to catch every viewer’s interest.

The film festival, held on three consecutive Sundays in February at Darkside Cinema, supports Crossroads International, an Oregon State University program that has provided hospitality and language assistance to international students, visiting scholars and their families for more than four decades.

The films will be shown Feb. 7, 14 and 21 at Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. 4th St., Corvallis. Tickets are $6 each or a five-ticket passport will be sold for $25.

Screenings and film details include:

Buddy

Screenings: Feb. 7, 1 p.m. and Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Language:  Norwegian

Setting: Norway

Length: 100 minutes

Genre: comedy, drama

Synopsis: Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces, until his video diaries end up with the producer of a popular talk show.

The Great Journey (Le Grande Voyage)

Screenings: Feb. 14, 4 p.m., and Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.

Language: Arabic | French | Bulgarian | Serbo-Croatian | Turkish | Italian | English

Setting: France to Mecca

Length: 108 minutes

Genre: drama

Synopsis: Reda, a French Moroccan teenager, reluctantly accompanies his father on a car trip across Europe to Mecca. During the trip, they learn more about each other.

Kirikou

Screening: Feb. 21, 1 p.m.

Language: English (dubbed)

Setting: Africa (not specific)

Length: 74 minutes

Genre: family, animation, folk tale

Synopsis: In a little village somewhere in Africa, an unusual baby boy named Kirikou is born. The infant, already able to walk and talk, learns that an evil sorceress is threatening his village, and embarks on a journey with his warrior uncle to confront her.

Only When I Dance

Screenings: Feb. 7, 4 p.m. and Feb. 21, 4 p.m.

Language: Portuguese - English

Setting: Brazil

Length: 78 minutes

Genre: documentary

Synopsis: The documentary captures the dreams of two black children, Irlan and Isabela, from the Favela in Brazil. Despite constant prejudice and doubt, both are both determined to beat the odds and follow their dreams to use dancing as an escape rarely found in their tough day-to-day lives.

XXY

Screenings: Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 14, 1 p.m.

Language: Spanish - English

Setting: Uruguay

Length: 86 minutes

Genre: drama

Synopsis: A 15-year-old intersex teen named Alex who has been living as a girl must confront their identity when Alex's mother invites a surgeon to visit to discuss the possibility of sex reassignment surgery.

Year: 2007

For more information, contact crossroadsosu@gmail.com

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Urmila Mali, 541-737-3929; urmila.mali@oregonstate.edu

TEDxOregonStateU event to be held Feb. 11 in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will host TEDxOregonStateU, a conference featuring a series of short talks on the theme “Ignite,” on Feb. 11 on the Corvallis campus.

TEDx events feature talks, demonstrations or performances that foster learning, inspiration and wonder. They are independently organized events in the style of the TED conference. This is the third TEDx event to be held at OSU.

This year’s speakers include a teacher, performer and storyteller who is a native of Ghana; a robotics expert who studies legged locomotion; a motivational author and Oregon State alum; a journalist and social justice issues activist; and an associate professor of management whose work focuses on human sustainability issues.

The speakers, who will all touch on aspects of the theme Ignite, are:

●       Habiba Addo: A native of Ghana and a guest teacher and performer for Portland Public Schools, Addo has performed and taught dance, rhythm and stories from Ghana, Guinea, Gambia and Senegal in the United States and internationally for more than 15 years.

●       Chris Barnes: An associate professor of management in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, Barnes researches human sustainability issues, especially the relationship between sleep and work.

●       Kyle Hart: A 2013 graduate of OSU, Hart is a children's book author and illustrator living in Portland. His books, “The Mustache that Cured World Hunger” and “The Beard that Boosted Self Confidence,” creatively facilitate conversations around societal problems.

●       Jonathan Hurst: An OSU professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Dynamic Robotics Laboratory in the College of Engineering, Hurst researches the fundamental science and engineering best practices for legged locomotion.

●       Chinyere Tutashinda: Tutashinda is a social justice issues activist who has documented injustices in the 2006 Presidential elections in Mexico; participated as a co-facilitator on the Oakland Mayors' Youth Violence Task Force; traveled to Ferguson, Missouri, to lead trainings; and taught middle school students about media activism. 

The event will run from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St. Registration is $25 or $15 for students. To register or for additional information, visit www.oregonstate.edu/TEDxOregonStateU.

TEDxOregonStateU is a student-organized event. The 2016 committee includes students Faisal Albassam, Shelby Stevens, Jeremiah Hauth, Christine Kang, McKenzie Ross, Lauren Wallace and Max Redman and recent alumnus and event co-founder Aaron LaVigne. 

Follow the event on Twitter: @TEDxOregonState; Instagram: TEDxOregonStateU; or on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TEDxOregonStateU.

 


 

About TEDx, x = independently organized event: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED: TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or fewer) delivered by today's leading thinkers and doers. Many of these talks are given at TED's annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, and made available, free, on TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

TED's open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include TED.com, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from thousands of volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; the annual million-dollar TED Prize, which funds exceptional individuals with a "wish," or idea, to create change in the world; TEDx, which provides licenses to thousands of individuals and groups who host local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.

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Jenn Casey, 541-737-0695, jenn.casey@oregonstate.edu

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Nigel Poor to speak, exhibit work at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Renowned artist and photographer Nigel Poor will speak and exhibit work at Oregon State University as part of the School of Arts & Communication’s Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series.

Poor will speak about her experience teaching history of photography classes for the Prison University Project at California’s San Quentin State Prison at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. A reception will be held prior to the lecture at 6 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

Poor’s work from the San Quentin Prison Report Archive Project will be on display in OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery from Feb. 8 through March 1. The exhibit consists of inkjet prints with handwritten text reflecting prisoners’ reactions to a variety of historical prison photographs.

Poor is an associate professor of photography at California State University, Sacramento. Since 2011, she has taught photo history at San Quentin. Her work with the inmates focuses on the various ways people leave behind evidence of their existence and how the U.S. manages crime, punishment and rehabilitation. She also produces a radio storytelling project called the San Quentin Prison Report Radio Project.

Poor’s work has been exhibited at the San Jose Museum of Art; the Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art; the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Haines Gallery in San Francisco. Her work is also featured in the collections of several museums and galleries.

The Fairbanks Gallery, 220 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The School of Arts & Communication’s Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture series brings world-renowned artists and scholars to campus to interact with students so they can learn what is required of a professional artist or scholar.

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CORVALLIS, Ore. - Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center is hosting the Albany Artists 10 x 10 art exhibit again this year. The show will be on display from Jan. 26 through Feb. 19.  A free public reception will be held Wednesday Feb. 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

This show is comprised of a diverse collection of two-dimensional work by ten local artists. Each artist will be showing 10 pieces of new work. New artists in this year’s show include Bill Marshall, Lynn Powers and Mio Streitberger. Returning artists are Molly Perry, Kurt Norlin, Marsha Meidinger, Diane Wenzel, Rob Robinson, Billie Moore and Michael Moore.

Many of the artists have previously shown in conjunction with other exhibits or been part of juried shows. The group started more than 10 years ago from an original circle of artists called the Albany Painting Enthusiasts, who got together once a month at a member’s house or other location to paint.

Show curator Michael Moore, said a diverse group of artists are participating this year, including retired school teachers and community college educators. The background and style of each painter is distinct.

“Mio (Streitberger) is a very welcome addition to this show and is a prolific painter with subtle meanings. He paints daily and in large bold colors,” Moore said.

Several of the people in the show belong to the Calapooia Gallery, which is one of only a few locations to display art in Albany. The Giustina Gallery has one of the largest gallery spaces in the Willamette Valley.

“We love showing in the Giustina Gallery because it is great space and the staff is always so wonderful to us,” Moore said.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located inside The La Sells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus, 875 S.W. 26th Street. Parking is available in the Reser Stadium parking lot across the street.

More information about this show and upcoming exhibits is available at http://oregonstate.edu/lasells/gallery.  

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